This is a two-part practical training session for the Youth Sector which explores the context, understanding and solutions to racial injustice, especially in your workplace.  

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Buy 1 ticket and get 1 free! For each ticket you buy for these sessions, we'll give you a free ticket for you to give to a friend or colleague. After you've bought one ticket, get in touch with Nuriyah at nhaque@yacvic.org.au to receive the free ticket!

Run in partnership with Democracy in Colour these sessions will help you develop literacy and empathy on race related issues and then identify how you help improve the safety and space of your organisation and work for people of colour.  

This will comprise of two sessions:  

28th October 9:30am – 1:00pm: What do you know about Race & Racism 101 

11th November 9:30am – 1:00pm: Allyship in your workplace 202 

Please note you have to attend session 1 to attend session 2 and general admission tickets will cover the cost for both sessions.  

What to expect: 

This will be a virtual, interactive training sessions which will get you to deep dive into your own biases, step out of your comfort zone and uncover the realities of racial inequality as well as how to take active steps away from this. This will involve a high level of engagement and hands on interaction throughout both sessions.  

The training sessions will explore: 

  • Racism with a structural framework 

  • Privilege and disadvantage within communities of colour 

  • What allyship is and what it looks like day to day 

  • Common pitfalls of inclusion and allyship 

  • How to create a culture of personal and professional accountability around racism  

  • Actions that improve safety for people of colour and tackle racial injustice 

These sessions will be run by Elsa Tuet-Rosenberg through Democracy in Colour! 

Elsa Tuet-Rosenberg (she/her) is a queer, multi-racial, Jewish and Chinese woman of colour. Grown up in Naarm (Melbourne) she has been working in the spaces of youth empowerment, social change, and facilitation for many years. Currently, she is the Training Director at Democracy in Colour, designing and running Anti-Racism & Allyship training programs.  

Democracy in Colour – Australia’s first national racial justice advocacy organisation led by people of colour. They work to up-skill and empower people of colour, to challenge dominant racist narratives and create social change. 

Is this for me? 

If you work for an organisation in the youth sector than yes! This is a great opportunity available to anyone who is driven to apply the strategic learnings and changes back to their workplace and beyond.  

Contact and Register  

If you have any questions, please get in touch with Nuriyah Haque, Participation and Events Officer at nhaque@yacvic.org.au.  

Please register here so we can confirm numbers. 

Accessibility: 

At YACVic, we take access and inclusion seriously. 

 We are committed to making every event as accessible and inclusive as possible for all members of our community. If you have a specific access request, would like further information or want to provide any suggestions, please get in touch with Nuriyah Haque, Participation and Events Officer at nhaque@yacvic.org.au

Commitment to Child Safety: 

YACVic is a child safe organisation. By attending these events, you agree to join us in our commitment to child safety